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A Decommissioning Plan must be sent to the Explosives Regulatory Division (ERD), before decommissioning a:

  • Division 1 factory licence

If the workplace or magazine contains any explosives residue, a Decommissioning Plan must be sent to ERD before decommissioning a:

  • Division 2 factory licence
  • Magazine licence
  • Manufacturing certificate, for example Satellite Sites

Contents of a Plan

A decommissioning plan must include a description of the safety measures that the holder of a licence/certificate will take to minimize the likelihood of harm to people or property during and after the decommissioning.

Responsibility of Holder

The holder of a licence/certificate must implement the decommissioning plan and ensure that the factory, workplace or magazine is decommissioned in a safe manner and that any possibility of harm to people or property is eliminated after the factory or magazine is decommissioned. 

The holder must inform ERD when the decommissioning is complete.

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